Cytherelloidea Alexander 1929 (ostracod)

Ostracoda - Platycopida - Cytherellidae

Parent taxon: Cytherellidae according to C. T. Bergue and A. Govindan 2010

See also Harloff and J├Ąger 1994, Howe and Garrett 1934 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Cytherella, Cytherellinae, Platella, Pyricythereis

Subtaxa: Cytherelloidea buisensis Cytherelloidea circumscripta Cytherelloidea denticulata Cytherelloidea drexlerae Cytherelloidea jessupensis Cytherelloidea nanafaliensis Cytherelloidea pulchella

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Ecology: epifaunal detritivore-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of India (2 collections)

• Pliocene of Panama (1), United States (1: North Carolina)

• Miocene of Colombia (5), India (1), Italy (3)

• Oligocene of Mexico (1), Puerto Rico (1)

• Eocene of Antarctica (1), India (1), New Zealand (1), Pakistan (3), United States (5: Alabama, Louisiana)

• Paleocene of Indian Ocean (1), Trinidad and Tobago (3), United States (4: Alabama, Louisiana, Texas)

• Cretaceous of Antarctica (9), Germany (4), Japan (2), Morocco (5), the Netherlands (2), Tunisia (4), United States (5: Oklahoma, Texas)

• Jurassic of France (3), Germany (46), Madagascar (2), Portugal (5), Saudi Arabia (2), Spain (11), Switzerland (1), the United Kingdom (10)

• Triassic of Australia (1), Iran (1)

Total: 147 collections including 162 occurrences

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